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  • HORSE WALKS INTO A BAR - Man Booker International Prize 2017

    HORSE WALKS INTO A BAR  -   Man Booker International Prize 2017
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    ISBN: 9781784704223
    Title: HORSE WALKS INTO A BAR - Man Booker International Prize 2017
    Author: GROSSMAN DAVID
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    The setting is a comedy club in a small Israeli town. An audience that has come expecting an evening of amusement instead sees a comedian falling apart on stage; an act of disintegration, a man crumbling, as a matter of choice, before their eyes. They could get up and leave, or boo and whistle and drive him from the stage, if they were not so drawn to glimpse his personal hell. Dovale Gee, a veteran stand-up comic – charming, erratic, repellent – exposes a wound he has been living with for years: a fateful and gruesome choice he had to make between the two people who were dearest to him.

    A Horse Walks into a Bar is a shocking and breathtaking read. Betrayals between lovers, the treachery of friends, guilt demanding redress. Flaying alive both himself and the people watching him, Dovale Gee provokes both revulsion and empathy from an audience that doesn’t know whether to laugh or cry – and all this in the presence of a former childhood friend who is trying to understand why he’s been summoned to this performance.

    Imprint: VINTAGE
    RRP: $22.99

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